Want to jump off a Downtown Tampa skyscraper? | News
TAMPA, Florida - A new fundraising event is ready to drop on Downtown Tampa, and it's sure to be a heart-pounder.
The Heartbeat International Foundation, a Tampa-based international charity that provides pacemakers to poor patients, will host "Over the Edge" on Nov. 19.
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For $1,000 in donations, local thrill-seekers can suit up and rappel off the top of the Wilson Company's 22-story Franklin Exchange Building in Downtown Tampa. Up to 75 participants will rappel in the day-long event.
Heartbeat International is also teaming up with the Downtown Tampa Partnership to host an event at the base of the tower on Nov. 19 too with exhibitions and presenters to educate the public about heart disease.
Heartbeat says it is making more of an effort to develop local programs to compliment its international work.
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